Mom's Surprise Salad

Mom's Surprise Salad Recipe

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Marlene Fields


I took this dish to a birthday party -- adults, not kids -- and everyone thought it was the best. (They also wanted the recipe).


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2 Hr
No-Cook or Other


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1 box
family size lemon jello
2 c
boiling water
1 c
chopped nuts
1 c
chopped celery
2 small
pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 medium
can crushed pineapple
8 oz
cool whip

How to Make Mom's Surprise Salad


  • 1Drain the pineapple, reserving juice.
  • 2Mix the drained pineapple with the walnuts, celery, and cream cheese.
  • 3Add reserved juice and mix again.
  • 4Stir in the Cool Whip.
  • 5Add the mixture to the Jell-O.
  • 6Refrigerate in a 9 x 13 dish.

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About Mom's Surprise Salad

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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